LTC Joseph Williams

EWS Director of Curriculum Development

Infantry Officer (11A)

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 432- 0142
Email: joseph.williams@usmcu.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Leadership
  • Warfighting
  • Defense policy and military ethics
  • Intercultural communication

Civilian Education

  • BH, History (Military Arts), United States Military Academy, 2005
  • MPA, Policy Analysis and Analytics, Norwich University, 2018
     

Military Education

  • US Army officer PME through Command and General Staff College
     

Major Assignments

  • Stryker and Light Infantry assignments through Major to include two combat deployments (2006, 2008)
  • Four battalion staff, one brigade staff, four division staff billets in Stryker, Light Infantry, and Armored divisions
  • Security Force Assist and Advise Team Leader to Afghan infantry battalion commander in Paktika Province, Afghanistan (2013)
  • Military Advisor at US Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
  • D/J35 CJFLCC-OIR in Baghdad, Iraq (2017)
  • Army Instructor at Marine Corps University / Expeditionary Warfare School to include one year as a faculty advisor and one years as course director for USMC Doctrine and Profession of Arms
     

Awards and Decorations

  • BSM-1 OLC, MSM-1 OLC, JCOM, ARCOM, AAM-2OLC, MHA (DoS)
  • Ranger, Airborne, Pathfinder
     

Publications (optional for MilFac)

  • Mindlessness in Maneuver Warfare, Gazette, 2021
     

Professional Organizations 

  • National Infantry Association, MCAF, USNI